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Wed Mar 30 14:26:31 EEST 2011

nuclear plants reach software quality levels

nuclear plants reach software quality levels
The research paper concluded that there was a roughly 10 percent chance that a tsunami could test or overrun the defenses of the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant within a 50-year span based on the most conservative assumptions. But Tokyo Electric did nothing to change its safety planning based on that study, which was presented at a nuclear engineering conference in Miami in July 2007. [1]
on top of it their measuring devices overflowed:
Those levels may be higher still, but authorities say 1,000 millisieverts is the upper limit of their measuring devices. [2]
[1] Japan engineers knew tsunami could overrun plant
[2] At Plant, a Choice Between Bad, Worse

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